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In Quest Of The Mythical Mate

Author : Ellyn Bader
ISBN : 9781134848331
Genre : Psychology
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In Quest of the Mythical Mate presents a valuable and fertile developmental model for diagnosing and treating couples that is flexible enough to incorporate a wide variety of intervention strategies, yet purposeful enough to give a clear sense of direction to couples in distress. As such, this volume provides a powerful therapeutic approach for all professionals who treat couples.

Intimate Couple

Author : Jon Carlson
ISBN : 9781134870172
Genre : Psychology
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As important as intimacy is in our personal and professional lives, intimacy as a theoretical and clinical factor still remains a phenomenon. Contributors to this work examine the many definitions of intimacy, putting forth a provocative discussion of the multi-faceted topic and offering the best possible clinical methods of creating intimacy and addressing its challenges.

The 30 Secrets Of Happily Married Couples

Author : Paul Coleman
ISBN : 9781440518188
Genre : Family & Relationships
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A completely revised and updated blueprint for happier marriages! It's better--and easier--to change your relationship than it is to change your partner. Based on Dr. Paul Coleman's experience with thousands of couples, this groundbreaking guide shows you thirty proven ways to do just that. In this comprehensive all new edition, Dr. Coleman offers fresh insights for a happy marriage, such as: Don't expect miracles overnight. Stop judging and start accepting. Tap into the power of small talk. Encourage each other's dreams. Reduce conversation killers. Eliminate the seven sexual myths. With The 30 Secrets of Happily Married Couples on your bedside table, you can make your marriage stronger and happier--whether you've been married for five days or fifty years!

Transforming The Legacy

Author : Kathryn Karusaitis Basham
ISBN : 9780231509237
Genre : Social Science
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To serve the increasing numbers of individuals who have survived interpersonal and domestic violence, or as refugees, have sought asylum from political violence, armed conflict, or torture, Transforming the Legacy presents an innovative relationship-based and culturally informed couple therapy practice model that is grounded in a synthesis of psychological and social theories. This unique couple therapy model encompasses three phases of clinical practice: Phase I entails a process of establishing safety, stabilization, and a context for changing legacies of emotional, sexual, and/or physical abuse. Phase II guides reflection on the trauma narrative. The goal of phase III is to consolidate new perspectives, attitudes, and behaviors. Within these phases, the model—illustrated with rich case studies—focuses on specific issues, including: intersubjectivity between the client and clinician (such as transference and countertransference, vicarious traumatization, and racial identity development); intrapersonal, interactional, and institutional factors; the role of the "victim-victimizer-bystander" dynamic in the couple and therapeutic relationships; preserving a locus of control with clients; flexibility in decisionmaking regarding clinical processes; and specific practice themes, such as the composition of a couple, the role of violence, parenting, sexuality, affairs, dual diagnoses, and dissociation. A dramatic departure from formulaic therapeutic approaches, this biopsychosocial model emphasizes the crafting of specific treatment plans and specific clinical interventions to show how couple therapy can transform the legacies of childhood traumatic events for a wide range of populations, including military couples and families, gay lesbian/bisexual/transgendered couples and families, and immigrant and refugee couples and families. This thorough attention to issues of cultural diversity distinguish Transforming the Legacy from the current literature and make it an invaluable resource for clinicians in a wide range of professional disciplines.

Happily Married With Kids

Author : Carol Ummel Lindquist
ISBN : 0425193950
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Explaining how to protect a marriage from the trials and tribulations of parenthood, this practical handbook draws on the author's professional role as a marriage counselor and personal experiences as a married mother to offer advice on how a couple can revive their sex life, find humor in everyday problems, make time for each other, balance work and home, and more. Original.

Clinical Management Of Sex Addiction

Author : Patrick Carnes
ISBN : 9781135450601
Genre : Psychology
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This is the first comprehensive volume of the clinical management of sex addiction. Collecting the work of 28 leaders in this emerging field, the editors provide a long-needed primary text about how to approach treatment with these challenging patients. The book serves as an excellent introduction for professionals new to the field as well as serving as a useful reference tool. The contributors are literally the pioneers of one of the last frontiers of addiction medicine and sex therapy. With a growing awareness of sex addiction as a problem, plus the advent of cybersex compulsion, professional clinicians are being confronted with sexual compulsion with little clinical or academic preparation. This is the first book distilling the experience of the leaders in this emerging field. With a focus on special populations, it also becomes a handy problem-solving tool. Readable, concise, and filled with useful interventions, it is a key text for a problem clinicians must be able to identify. It is destined to be a classic reference.

The Alcoholic Family In Recovery

Author : Stephanie Brown
ISBN : 9781462505562
Genre : Psychology
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Family relationships change dramatically when one or more members stops drinking. Far from offering a "quick fix" to family problems, in fact, the first years of sobriety are often marked by continuing tension that fuels marital stress, acting-out kids, and difficulties at work. This book explores the process of recovery from addiction as it affects the entire family, presenting an innovative model for understanding and treating families navigating this difficult period. The authors draw upon extensive clinical and research experience to demonstrate how families can be helped to regroup after abstinence, weather periods of emotional upheaval, and find their way to establishing a more stable, yet flexible, family system.

The Seven Desires Of Every Heart

Author : Mark Laaser
ISBN : 9780310312987
Genre : Religion
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A deeper probe into relationships starts with our heart’s desires.At last, a “relationship book” that looks past what separates us to examine what connects us!Dr. Mark and Debra Laaser go to the heart of the matter. Instead of focusing on how to sidestep or compensate for perceived differences, they dig deeper, to the core of our souls, to examine how the basic desires and needs of all people make us more alike than different.The Seven Desires of Every Heart explores the common desires God gives you—to be heard, affirmed, blessed, safe, touched, chosen, and included. Using stories, Biblical references, and sound psychological principles, the Laasers explain each desire and show us how we seek it and what it feels like to have it truly fulfilled. You also will learn healthy ways to embody these desires in your relationships. You will be given the tools you need to start repairing and rebuilding relationships and developing new skills for creating emotional and spiritual intimacy.


Author : James William Hanna
ISBN : 0829808892
Genre : Religion
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Transactional Analysis Journal

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ISBN : IND:30000117415376
Genre : Transactional analysis
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